Posts tagged Oscar Isaac

High Fidelity is Our 2nd Favorite Movie

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Coming Attractions/News:
2001: A Space Odyssey released in Imax

New Movies

Operation Finale – A team of secret agents set out to track down the Nazi officer who masterminded the Holocaust.

Searching – After his 16-year-old daughter goes missing, a desperate father breaks into her laptop to look for clues to find her.

Kin – Chased by a vengeful criminal, the feds and a gang of otherworldly soldiers, a recently released ex-con, and his adopted teenage brother are forced to go on the run with a weapon of mysterious origin as their only protection.

Undisputed Classic

High Fidelity – Rob, a record store owner and compulsive list maker, recounts his top five breakups, including the one in progress.

Top Five – John Cusak Roles

1988

Tucker- The Man and His Dream (Jeff Bridges, Francis Ford Coppola): The story of Preston Tucker, the maverick car designer and his ill-fated challenge to the auto industry with his revolutionary car concept.

Eight Men Out (John Cusack, Charlie Sheen, D.B. Sweeney): A dramatization of the Black Sox scandal when the underpaid Chicago White Sox accepted bribes to deliberately lose the 1919 World Series.

Miles From Home (Richard Gere, Kevin Anderson, Gary Sinise): Two brothers who are forced off their farm in the debt stricken mid-west become folk heroes when they begin robbing the banks that have been foreclosing on farmers.

The Deceivers (Pierce Brosnan, Nicholas Meyer): Fact-based account of a secret society of murderers, and of the man who exposed them in British India 1825.

Freeway (James Russo): A deeply-disturbed priest goes on a murderous night-time rampage across America’s highways.

Rocket Gibraltar (Burt Lancaster): An old patriarch unites for his birthday all members of his family. But the group of people is full of personal and social problems.

Next Week: God Bless the Broken Road, The Nun, Peppermint, Undisputed Classic: The Sound of Music, Top Five Movie Nuns.

Hereditary – The Hype is Real Says 2 Out of 3 of Us

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Coming Attractions/News:

A Star is Born – Trailer
Halloween – Trailer
Serenity – Trailer
Operation Finale – Trailer
Bad TImes at the El Royale – Trailer

New Movies

Ocean’s 8 – Debbie Ocean gathers an all-female crew to attempt an impossible heist at New York City’s yearly Met Gala.

Hereditary – When the matriarch of the Graham family passes away, her daughter’s family begins to unravel cryptic and increasingly terrifying secrets about their ancestry.

Hotel Artemis – Set in riot-torn, near-future Los Angeles, ‘Hotel Artemis’ follows the Nurse, who runs a secret, members-only emergency room for criminals.

Undisputed Classic
Out of Sight – A career bank robber breaks out of jail, and shares a moment of mutual attraction with a U.S. Marshal he has kidnapped.

Top Five – Cast of Ocean’s 8

1988

Big Business – In the 1940s in the small town of Jupiter Hollow, two sets of identical twins are born in the same hospital on the same night. One set to a poor local family and the other to a rich family just passing through. The dizzy nurse on duty accidentally mixes the twins unbeknown to the parents. Our story flashes forward to the 1980s where the mismatched sets of twins are about to cross paths following a big business deal to closedown the Jupiter Hollow factory.

Poltergeist III – Carol Anne is staying with her aunt in a high-rise building, where the supernatural forces haunting her make their return.

The Presidio – A San Francisco civilian police detective is forced to work on a series of murders with his former enemy commanding officer while dating his daughter.

Stars and Bars – A British art expert travels across America in order to purchase a rare Renoir painting in the South but comes across some crazy characters in the process.

Next Week: Superfly, Tag and Incredibles 2. Top Five: Animated Superhero films. Undisputed Classic: Superfly

The Last Jedi SUCKSeeds

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Coming Attractions/News:

Annihilation – Trailer
The 15:17 to Paris – Trailer
Every Day – Trailer

New Movies

Star Wars: The Last Jedi – Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/star_wars_the_last_jedi

Ferdinand – After Ferdinand, a bull with a big heart, is mistaken for a dangerous beast, he is captured and torn from his home. Determined to return to his family, he rallies a misfit team on the ultimate adventure. (73% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ferdinand

Undisputed Classic

Brick – A teenage loner pushes his way into the underworld of a high school crime ring to investigate the disappearance of his ex-girlfriend. (80% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/brick

Top Five: Star War Movies

1987

Broadcast News – Take two rival television reporters: one handsome, one talented, both male. Add one Producer, female. Mix well, and watch the sparks fly. (98% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/broadcast_news

Ironweed – An alcoholic drifter spends Halloween in his home town of Albany, New York after returning there for the first time in decades. (62% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/ironweed

Eddie Murphy Raw – Eddie Murphy in a stand-up performance recorded live. For an hour and a half he talks about his favourite subjects: sex and women. (81% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/eddie_murphy_raw

Overboard – A cruel but beautiful heiress screws over a hired carpenter, who later is the first one to find her when she gets amnesia. Looking for a little revenge he convinces her that she’s his wife. (46% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/overboard

Moonstruck – Loretta Castorini, a book keeper from Brooklyn, New York, finds herself in a difficult situation when she falls for the brother of the man she has agreed to marry. (92% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/moonstruck

The Dead – Gabriel Conroy and wife Greta attend an early January dinner with friends at the home of his spinster aunts, an evening which results in an epiphany for both of them. Based on the James Joyce novel. (93% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/the_dead

*batteris not included – Apartment block tenants seek the aid of alien mechanical life-forms to save their building from demolition. (60% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/batteries_not_included

Leonard Part 6 – A secret agent is called out of retirement to save the world from an evil genius. (6% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/leonard_part_6?

Jigsaw the Father Figure

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Coming Attractions/News:

Phantom Thread – Trailer
Den of Thieves – Trailer
Jouney’s End – Trailer
Ticket Surge Pricing

New Movies

Thank You For Your Service – A group of U.S. soldiers returning from Iraq struggle to integrate back into family and civilian life, while living with the memory of a war that threatens to destroy them long after they’ve left the battlefield. (78% ROTTEN TOMATOES)
https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/thank_you_for_your_service_2017

Suburbicon – A home invasion rattles a quiet family town. (27% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/suburbicon

Jigsaw – Bodies are turning up around the city, each having met a uniquely gruesome demise. As the investigation proceeds, evidence points to one suspect: John Kramer, the man known as Jigsaw, who has been dead for ten years. (38% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/jigsaw_2017

Undisputed Classic

Saw – Two strangers, who awaken in a room with no recollection of how they got there, soon discover they’re pawns in a deadly game perpetrated by a notorious serial killer. (49% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/saw

Top Five: George Clooney Movies

1987

Amazing Grace and Chuck – A little league player named Chuck refuses to ever pitch again until nuclear weapons are disarmed. Basketball star “Amazing Grace” Smith follows the boy’s example, and starts a trend. (29% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/amazing_grace_and_chuck

Sammy and Rose Get Laid – Sammy and Rosie are an unconventional middle-class London married couple. They live in the midst of inner-city chaos, surround themselves with intellectual street people, and sleep with everybody – except each other! Things become interesting when Sammy’s father, Raffi, who is a former Indian government minister, comes to London for a visit. Sammy, Rosie, and Raffi try to find meaning through their lives and loves. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES)

Gaby: A True Story – The life of Gaby Brimmer, a girl physically handicapped, who finally gets her goals of study and triumph. (N/A% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/gaby_a_true_story

Fatal Beauty – Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics police officer with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don’t know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of “Fatal Beauty” begin turning up next to too many dead bodies. Mike Marshak works for the original owner of the drugs and tries to tell himself that since he does not handle the drugs, he is “clean”. Mike becomes Rita’s constant companion as the drug hijackers (who are nearly psychotic and very well armed) are hunted, while more and more bodies continue to turn up. (23% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/fatal_beauty

The Hidden – Law abiding people suddenly become violent criminals. A cop and an FBI agent race for answers in this sci-fi thriller. (78% ROTTEN TOMATOES) https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/hidden

Christian Bale & Oscar Isaac

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New Releases:

Unforgettable
Gifted
The Promise
Lost City of Z
Phoenix Forgotten
Free Fire

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Top Five Showdown: Christian Bale’s top five vs Oscar Isaac’s top five

Undisputed Classic: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

1987 – Extreme Prejudice, My Demon Lover

Trailers:

Wakefield
The Little Hours Red Band Trailer
It Comes at Night
Despicable Me 3

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